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  1. West Bengal: RPF seizes 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoisesRead the original story

    31 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Malda , Feb 21 : A total of 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises were seized by railway authorities here on Friday. Following a tip off, Railway Protection Force carried out a raid and seized the bags.

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  2. West Bengal: RPF seizes 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises17 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | India.com

    Malda [India], Feb 21 : A total of 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises were seized by railway authorities here on Friday. "We have seized tortoises from 35 bags and counting is still underway.

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  3. Police detain owners of Private Nursing Home for questioning10 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | India.com

    Burdwan , Feb 25 Four persons including the owners of the private Nursing Home here were detained by police for allegedly over-charging a patient whose father allegedly committed suicide as he was unable to meet Four persons including three owners and the manager of the Nursing Home were detained for questioning, the police said today. Chonki Lete of Katti village in Birbhum district was admitted to the Nursing Home in Burdwan town on February 20. Chonki's father Tapan, a farmer, allegedly committed suicide as he was unable to pay the hospital bill of Rs 44,000, the sources said.

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  4. Special pilgrims train launched for Northeast regionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Guwahati , Feb.25 :In a bid to improve connectivity and to make northeast region a destination paradise, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation and the North East Frontier Railway recently launched the Aastha Circuit Train a special pilgrim train for the Northeastern region here. The train would take travellers to various pilgrimage destinations in eastern India at affordable rates.

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  5. Kolkata: Two held for smuggling leopard skinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Two alleged poachers were arrested for smuggling a leopard skin in Jalpaiguri on Friday. Shankar Das and Raja Tamanke reportedly brought the leopard skin, which is about 10 feet long, from Assam to Siliguri via Bhutan to sell it to a smuggler from Sikkim, said a forest department official.

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  6. Hospital waives bill after phone callsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Feb. 24: Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, accused of refusing to discharge a patient till the bill was paid, denied the accusation but waived the bill today following phone calls from "leaders and ministers". Family members of Dankuni's Sanjoy Roy, 30, who died of injuries sustained in a road accident, alleged this morning that Apollo had refused to let them shift Roy to SSKM Hospital till they cleared the bill of Rs 7.23 lakh.

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  7. Many Metro logjams money cannot solveRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Feb. 24: The influx of funds for Metro projects in Calcutta has given the implementing agencies money to spend but no solutions yet to the problems preventing them from completing three fragmented routes at either ends of the city. This 7km stretch is part of the Joka-BBD Bag project that is supposed to go through the Maidan, technically a tricky proposition on which the army would have the final say.

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  8. Bangla prodded on fake note checkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 24: India has pressed Dhaka to crack down on fakes of new currency notes smuggled in by ISI-backed terror syndicates. The matter was discussed at a conference of the Border Security Force and the Border Guard Bangladesh where India also brought up illegal migration - one of Narendra Modi's election planks in his 2014 campaign - and sought a joint anti-terror mechanism against militants with hideouts in either country.

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  9. TMYC files police complainst against Ghosh, demands his arrest4 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    Jalpaiguri , Feb 24 The Trinamool Youth Congress today filed a complaint with the police against the BJP President for West Bengal Dilip Ghosh for his reported comments against it and demanded his arrest. Slogans were shouted and black flags were waved at Ghosh during his visit here yesterday by Trinamool Chhatra Parishad, its student wing, for allegedly helping and protecting BJP women's leader Juhi Chakraborty, who is an accused in the sensational child trafficking case.

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  10. JK Tyre Himalayan Drive 5 to be flagged-off on SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nerve News

    Siliguri, Feb 24 - As many as 100 top rallyists from around the country will be vying for the top honours when the Biswa Bangla JK Tyre Himalayan Drive 5 gets underway here on Saturday. Scheduled over five days and 1,250 km, the event will have its flag-off here on Saturday but the drive shall begin on Sunday.

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  11. 'We are a beautifully chaotic people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    'I wish there was a little chaos there and I wish there was a little discipline here.' Lion actress Tannishtha Chatterjee on Bollywood and Hollywood.

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  12. Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve UrduRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Rediff.com The lawns of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in Delhi were choc-a-bloc over three days last February.

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  13. YUP Card Celebrates 1-Year AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... steals deals across everything. Address: Neogen Privileges 31 G.C. Avenue, 3rd Floor, Kolkata - 700 013, West Bengal, India. Phone: +91 - 33 - 4000 7300 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.yupcard.com/

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  14. Tata Steel gets EC for Haldia coke plant expansionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mydigitalfc.com

    Tata Steel has received environment clearance for expansion of its Haldia coke plant in West Bengal, Asia's biggest standalone unit, from 1.6 million tonnes per annum to 2.2 MTPA, entailing investment of Rs 769.45 crore. "The Environment Ministry has given the EC to Tata Steel for expansion of its coke oven plant to 2.2 MTPA subject to certain conditions," a senior government official said.

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  15. Seventy kids sold, says CIDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Feb. 23: Sources in the CID today said Chandana Chakraborty, who had been arrested for allegedly running a baby sale racket, had illegally sold more than 70 children in the past 10 years. Today, Jalpaiguri district officials sealed Ashray, a shelter for the destitute women run by Chandana's NGO, North Bengal Peoples' Development Centre, and shifted 15 boarders from there to another home in the town.

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  16. Seventy babies sold in 10 years, says CIDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Feb. 23: Sources in the Criminal Investigation Department today said Chandana Chakraborty who heads the North Bengal Peoples' Development Centre had illegally sold more than 70 children in the past 10 years. "During interrogation, she has revealed that she has been into child trafficking for the past 10 years and have sold out over 70 children in the past 10 years.

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  17. Power outage stalls Metro and traffic signals in rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Feb. 23: Metro rail stalled and traffic signals went blank as north, central and south Calcutta suffered a power outage during the weekday morning rush after all three units of CESC's Budge Budge plant tripped because of a sudden snag. Some government hospitals were also affected but power back-up ensured that ICUs, ITUs and operating theatres did not suffer.

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  18. Rare MSD moments at near-empty EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Feb. 23: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, winner of two World Cups and one Champions Trophy, former captain of the world's No. 1 Test team and among the most popular cricketers ever, possibly made his most inconspicuous entry into the Eden Gardens today since becoming an international star.

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  19. Stories of your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    Many a traveller has braved the high seas, traversed the many aisles of rice fields, trekked the tall mountains and lived to write of their glorious adventures in this land of rivers - Bangladesh. People these days have found their travel streak in them and are packing their bags and heading off more often than not.

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  20. Jaya to play circus actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    National Award winning actor Jaya Ahsan has created ripples across the border during the course of her career. Though TV plays have taken a backseat, she has a busy shooting schedule for her upcoming movies.

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